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. in all three battleground states, voters by double digits believe the economy is getting better compared to the numbers back in july. >> and mark halperin, that may be the big takeaway from this poll. the race is getting much closer. nobody can predict what's going to happen. if you look at a big friend, thoug trend, you've got to look at a lot of americans in these swing states are looking at the economy saying things are getting better. >> it's clearly a huge factor and yet, obviously, the debate from denver is also a huge factor. i think, you know, we look a lot at the margin of error, and these numbers aren't shifting all that much. what's key is in a lot of the states the president is below 50. that's a danger sign for him. the economy is getting better. it all goes back to the electoral college. you play with the numbers, look at these polls, romney still has to win six or seven or maybe eight of the battleground states in order to take this. and right now he's not there. but he's in a better position clearly than he was a week ago. the economy getting better has caused romney to s
there is we have what we think is a diverse economy. we have a knowledge center in our education areas much like states like california and we were pretty good at job creation at the time he got sworn into office. and he immediately dropped us from 47th out of 50. and in the end that really doesn't surprise you. because when you look at the business experience he taughts. it had nothing to do with creating jobs it had to do with helping investors. i can tell you in my region of the state, which is the south coast area south of boston. our major initiatives he was awol in terms of working with legislatures, so job creation did not occur when he was governor. and when someone else succeeded him, we have come back to that we're ahead of the terms of the rest of the country right now in job creation. there is more to go nationwide and even in our state. but in massachusetts i know we don't want to go back and one of the things that is proof in the pudding is mitt romney never campaigns for president in massachusetts. [ laughter ] >> it's no accident that it is not a battle
, growth, urn certainty in the economy. debates are a great way to tease out issues in specific. i think if the debate revolves around a look over the shoulder, that's probably a losing proposition for the democrats, if it involves a fooshd lorwardg program it's going to provide a robust -- >> you think paul ryan's got unprecedented mastery of fact and he's been studying diligently for the debate and i expect he'll come prepared to answer any question that's thrown at him. it's also not, you know, he is -- he is an ambassador and a component of the romney ticket. and he will be advancing the governor's vision in contrasting that with the president's track record of failed policies and results. >> can i jump? you used the word specifics. i want to ask a specific question about the specifics that you heard at the last deba debate. does governor romney specifically embrace simpson-bowles or does he not? he gave us both answers in the last debate. what is your understanding of the governor's approach, he's a presidential candidate, to simpson-bowles? yes or no. >> the governor's approach to
they provided points and issues on zingers and economy and debate decorum. >> mr. vice president, i know you're under a lot of duress to make up for lost ground but i think people would be better served if we don't keep interrupting each other. >> with regard to social security, we will not, we will not privatize it. if we listened to governor romney and congressman during the bush years, man where all those seniors would be now if there money had been in the market. their ideas are old and their ideas are bad and they eliminate the guaranty of medicare. >> here he is the problem. they got caught with their hands in the cookie jar turning medicare into a piggybank for obamacare. >> usually when there is a crisis we pull together. we pull together as a nation. as i said, even before we knew what happened to the ambassador the governor was holding a press conference, was holding a press conference. that is not presidential leadership. >> this is becoming more troubling by the day. they first blamed a youtube video. now trying to blame the rome rom ticket for making this an issue. with you shou
economy. spain's credit rating has slumped to bbb-, one notch above junk status. the outlook remains negative. stated and poor's cited the lingering recession and high unemployment -- standard and poor's cited the lingering recession and high unemployment. >> we are adhering to our timetable and meeting our deficit targets. we will not change our policies or our targets. >> spain rejects imf's suggestions that it needs more time to stabilize its economy. some analysts say the delay in asking for aid is worrying markets. member the pressure to ask for a bailout is making the country suffered. nobody wants that. not germany, nor spain. that alone could put us closer to a bailout. >> the spanish government says it will consider applying for aid once it has explored all options and conditions. >> despite the bad economic news in europe, germany's traders were in an optimistic mood. we have this report from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> germany is getting prepared for economic weakness. in other places of the world, signs of recovery are coming up. better than expected economic data fr
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next week. and he hammered away on the economy. >> my whole passion is about helping the american people who are struggling right now. that's what this is about. the president says he's for middle class. how've they done under his presidency? not so well. i want to help the middle class get good jobs and better take- home pay. i know how to do that. >> sreenivasan: romney also underscored his anti-abortion stance after saying tuesday that he would not pursue abortion- related measures if he's elected. today, he told reporters, "i'll be a pro-life president." meanwhile, president obama spent the day at the white house. in an interview with radio host tom joyner, he said he's not surprised by the tightening polls. >> governor romney kept on making mistakes month after month so it made it looked artificially like this was, might end up being a cakewalk. but we understood internally that it never would be. that it was going to tight, it tightened over the last three or four days, but it could have tightened after the convention if they hadn't had such a bad convention. >> sreenivasan:
him on. >> they said that right now if we just passed the stimulus, the economy would grow at 4%. it's growing at 1.3. >> i love my friend here. i'm not allowed to show letters but go on our website, he sent me two letters saying by the way, can you send me some stimulus money for companies here in the state of wisconsin. we sent millions of dollars. you know why -- >> you did ask for stimulus money, correct? >> sure he did. >> on two occasions we advocated for constituents who were applying for grants. that's what we do. we do that for all constituents applying for grants. >> i love that. i love that. this is such a bad program and he writes me a letter saying -- writes the department of energy a letter saying the reason we need this stimulus, it will create growth and jobs. his words. and now he's sitting here looking at me and by the way, that program, again, investigate it. what the congress said was it was a model. less than 4/10 of 1% of waste and fraud in the program. >> you hear the vice present talk about two letters that congressman ryan sent requesting stimulus money for h
a new president. the heart wrenching stories have been a departure from romney's focus on the economy. >> my whole passion is about helping the american people who are struggling right now. >> i thought, wow, here's old moderate mitt. where you been, boy? >> reporter: but democrats including bill clinton say romney has been trying to shift back to the center ever since last week's debate. the obama campaign is pointing to what romney said to "the des moines register" on the issue of abortion. >> there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i'm familiar with that would become part of my agenda. >> reporter: contrast that with what he said at a town hall last year. >> what i would like to see happen would be for the supreme court to say, look, we're going to overturn rowe v. wade and return to the states whether they want to have abortion or not. >> severely conservative positions that got him through the gop primary are still there. now he's trying to cover them up. >> reporter: asked about those comments on abortion, a romney campaign spokeswoman released a statement to cnn sa
as a person in this economy and those segments on the economy last night were fabulous. >> let me just say governor granholm focused on a key word, who do you trust. the vice president of the united states doubled down on the president who for three weeks misled the american people. >> that's not true. >> it is true. the state department said flatly this week it never related to the video, it was related to terrorism. the state department asked for the supreme court. the ambassador's own diary said he had asked for the security. you want to talk about trust? having an american ambassador and three americans killed while the president lies to you is a pretty big question. >> but there's the question what intelligence did they get and what did it show from the beginning? >> the intelligence showed within hours this was a terrorist attack. people in the intelligence community said immediately it was an attack. the state department said this week we never thought it was about the video. >> mr. speaker, the head of the national intelligence unit said their intelligence was not clear in the begi
the economy is the biggest ticket item. reporting in washington jacqueline fell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it's been called the worst wild fire season on record and the forest service ran out of money to fight the flames. at the end of august funding ran out to pay for the firefighters, fire trucks, and aircraft that fight the flames so the department of agricultural which runs the forest service borrowed from other forest management programs the ones that aim to prevent the big fires to begin with. congress only provided half the $1 billion it costs to fight the fires this year. >>> new report is calling u.s. navies explanation for radiation contamination on treasure island inadequate. california health regulators says the report does not exemployer the possibility that the base may have been dusted with radio active ash or soaked with aid owe active sewage. . the navy acknowledges the history was more wide spread than they thought. >>> british researcher john gerdon were awarded the prize for discovering that certain cells of the body can be reprogrammed into stem cells. it's a discovery th
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. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corner. us bank. >>> just moments ago, president obama admitting this to abc news. >> well, governor romney had a good night. i had a bad night. it's not -- >> how bad? >> well, it's not the first time i've had a bad night, but i think what's important is that the fundamentals of what this race is about haven't changed. >> those are pretty direct admission and it came just hours after the president offered up this explanation. little bit different. for his performance last week. >> you know, the debate i think is fair to say i was just too polite. it's hard to sometimes keep on saying what you're saying isn't true. the good news is that's just the first one. >> the former director of speech for president clinton, ryan. you couldn't even restrain yourself from rolling your eyes there. >> you know, i think that actually it's good for president obama to s
hard on the economy, the numbers. he is a numbers guy. he will try to make sure that what he says coincide with governor romney. vice president biden will try to convince undecided voters and also we think vice president biden will try not to make one of his famous gaffs. >> that's what we were just talking about. randall, live in kentucky, thanks so much. >> should be fun. >> reporter: we hope he does so we'll have something to talk about. >> of course. >> true. [ laughter ] >> thank you, randall. you can catch live coverage of the debate tonight at 6:00 on cbs 5 and cbssf.com if you are not near a tv. >>> 5:08. the oakland as staying alive in the play-offs a big win against the tigers last night and today they will have home field advantage in a do or die game 5. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us now with more on the as fever. do you have a little bit of that fever? >> reporter: i do. go big or go home? they went big and now they are home. we are happy for that. last night's game definitely ended with some uproar. >> right field base hit seth smith coming around and the oakl
they're talking about, you'll see voters understand that the best plan for moving our economy forward lies with the president. >> most people who were polled, it's not a giant gap, but it's a substantial gap, i think it's fair to say, think that paul ryan is going to win, if you will, win the debate. if you pop up that poll there. what do you think are the biggest strengths and weaknesses? and be genuine, strengths and weaknesses of the vice president? >> at the end of the day, this is a wonderful thing. if you want an authentic politician, there's no more raw, authentic politics than you get from the vice president. he is who he is. and i'm hoping that comes on tonight. because i think the american public are going to see a guy who's really passionate and gets very excited about the dramatic differences. now, that means that sometimes people accuse him of going off-script or whatever. >> which he does. accuse him and he does. >> but that's refreshing to me. i really crave,rom both sides. this is why i liked mccain back in 1992, when he was running. because it was a rawness, it was a
to is, how are we going to grow an economy in which everybody gets a fair shot? and governor romney's prescription is that if we cut taxes by $5 trillion, skewed towards the wealthy, and we roll back regulations that i've put in place, that somehow, the economy is going to grow. and i fundamentally disagree with that. >> reporter: your supporters have been saying, this wasn't a bad night. he didn't show up. >> it just looked like, to me, he really didn't want to be there. his mind wasn't on it. he didn't want to engage. >> reporter: this is legendary democratic strategist james carville. >> well, as i've said, you know, there's no doubt that i can make a better case. which is why i'm so looking forward to tuesday. >> reporter: but again, why did it happen? al gore said, was it the altitude? >> you know, the -- i'm not going to speculate on that. >> reporter: no lesson learned from it? is that what you're going -- >> well, i do think one lesson learned is just to make sure that people understand how much is at stake and how deeply i care about it. >> reporter: but we asked the presid
about where the economy is right now. >> gretchen: that is former electric ceo jack welch. he started a fire storm questioning the numbers and whether the obama administration manipulated the numbers. jack welch didn't back down. he said for those who like me to pipe down. the 7 numbers are not plausible and that's why i made a stink about it the only thing he would change about the initial tweets. he might have added a question mark. >> i flat out agree with jack walch. those numbers released by the government are unbelievable . they created enormous skepticism they are so convenient. a survey of 60,000 households miraclously finds 183,000 people who returned to work four weeks before the election. that is unbelievable. >> gretchen: jack welch said there was not a surge of un-- employment. >> it betrays a totallyy false picture of america's economy. right now our economy is not doing well. unemployment numbers suggest it has been a surge in our economy that is simply not true. >> gretchen: just so our viewers understand. the objective? >> no, there is a element of subjectivity. >> gr
for the economy. it's bad for jobs. >> reporter: brandi hitt, abc news, danville, kentucky. >>> abc news is proud to play a special role in tonight's debate. abc's chief foreign affairs correspondent, martha raddatz, will serve as moderator. she checked out the stage in danville yesterday. we wish her good luck. >>> the main event tonight, beginning at 9:00 p.m. eastern. join diane sawyer and george stephanopoulos, and our team for live coverage and analysis. >>> the romney campaign has agreed to stop mentioning the name of a navy s.e.a.l. killed in the consulate attack after his mother complained. romney had been telling voters of sharing a christmas dinner with the former s.e.a.l., glen dougherty, two or three years ago. but his mother called on romney to stop making his death, her words, part of his political agenda. >>> last month, the embassy attack in libya that killed four americans, including ambassador chris stevens. department officials say they rejected requests for increased security based on intelligence they had at the time. but a former officer complained his concerns were ignored.
be pursuing legislation to figure out how to fix this economy, is the first thing he should be doing. >> i do think, though, you either stand for something or you don't. people -- if the president comes out and says i'm for something, you expect him to pursue policies that are consistent with that. i think this is really a case of him having it both ways on the choice issue. >> the point is there's nothing to do with legislation, things like doing international funding for abortions which he says he won't do. >> you agree that it is confusing to people when you say one moment that you're not going to pursue any policies that are restrictive of abortion and on the next day you say i'm pro life, right? it is confusing to people. >> no. by the way, i am very glad he's doing this, as a republican. >> i'm sure you're glad because it's moderate mitt and you're a moderate person. >> we'll leave it here and have you back in the 6:00 hour. you can continue this discussion. thank you very much. >>> john, at the top of the hour we'll talk with bret o'donnell, a veteran president debate coach credited wi
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is going back to the economy, pushing hard on jobs and the idea that the obama record ask not deserve re-election as he has been saying now since the convention, saying the country cannot afor another four more years of this. >>shepard: thank you, carl cameron coming from delaware, ohio. >>shepard: this is on the east of the first and only scheduled vice presidential debate with less than a month until the election. polls are tightening. the stakes are high. vice president biden under pressure to reverse the momentum after the lack of president obama's performance and the v.p. has decades of experience and he has had some great debates. youtube, google it, look it up. but he has the reputation for gaffes which makes it great. paul ryan, owns has lots of different specific positions but he hasn't mentioned them the maybe he will capitalize on the momentum tomorrow. he made a name for himself in congress but is a newcomer to the national stage. with us now is a former consultant on president obama's campaign back in 2008 and a republican minority leader and new jersey state assemblyman. it
growth rate of california economy by -- >>> some of us here this morning encounter wet commutes, some of us dry depending on where we were and when we came in. >> what is going to happen this morning? >>> here's where the rain is, out over the ocean here is where it is going out over the ocean moving from the coast. we have a lot of moisture hanging in the air sprinkle or two still possible even fog could form over the next couple of hours and residual moisture from the showers that were less than a -- that were very light overnight. parent low to the south, satellite lows small areas of lift in the atmosphere that could create another stray shower this afternoon. sprinkles through 7:00, 50s, sunny pockets develop by noon sunshine will help destabilize the atmosphere, we could have another chance of storms. best chance to the south, with a stray shower one or two may meander into any area. looks like you need a coat the entire day along the coast where you stay in the 50s. mid 60s to 70 from noon to 4:00 inland. tomorrow cold front draws near another chance of showers front will head
hampshire senator kelly ayote battled it out on fox news sunday over who's to blame for the bad economy. o'malley arguiig the huge &pdeficit president obamm inherited and ayotte arguing how the president has made it worse. o'malley ssys: "we stilllhave a long way to gg. anddspeaking of fdr, no president ince him was left bigger job llsses, deficits and more wars han er - presiient obama, was, by the failed policies of george w. bush, which resulted in directly, the grratest job losses since fdr. thhs is not easy anddit s hard work but we are moving forward. ayotte says: "hey, chris, let's talk abouu, though, his policies. of course, we didn't hear in the hour andd25 minutes of debate anything about the stimulus package, because if you look at the governor ddscribed it, they represented below 6 percent uneeployment right now, after the first two years and the policiis that this president put into place, actually made it worse. including the fact that obamacare is actuullyy-- you ask small employers, ii is ccusing thhm ot to hire because f rising healthcare co" cost." the nnxt debat
of the president's handling of the jobs into the economy. you have a before and after so to speak on how the president and mr. romney compare with jobs. when you look at two years ago in the depths of a great receptionfor recession 42 percent approved of obama's handling. again when you look at those numbers there is still complains downstate how did these two candidates helpmeet feel about me? which candidate cares more about people like you? the reason i call it a gut check is because it's not necessarily anything statistical it's just who is coming across better as someone who can relate to and here i think it shows the success of the obama camp. on this question across age, gender and geography obama won this election. republican presidential hopeful romijn appears to have changed his position on abortion again a key issue among social conservatives, while visiting ohio today. romney also said if elected he would reinstate the so-called mexico city policy which bans federal funds. will president obama, swinging in round two of the presidential debates next week critics said he didn't
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